Posts tagged with "crowdfunding"

Rebellion backs Hawk the Slayer sequel

Rebellion backs Hawk the Slayer sequel
Hawk the Hunter, the sequel to legendary swords-and-sorcery film Hawk the Slayer, has moved a step closer to production – 35 years after the original film became a cult hit. And it seems like it might be getting a tie-in game too! Game developer Rebellion has joined with writer and director Terry Marcel in a deal that will see a Kickstarter launched to part-fund the long-talked-about follow up film, which has been touted since the original film... 

Hawk the Slayer does his killing in high definition

Hawk the Slayer does his killing in high definition
Hot off the news that Hawk the Slayer is launching a bid for a sequel (called Hawk the Hunter, see early details here), director Terry Marcel’s original film is finally getting a Blu-ray release. Starring Oscar-winner Jack Palance, John Terry, Bernard Bresslaw and Ray Charleson, Hawk the Slayer is being released as part of Network’s ‘The British Film’ collection on 6 July 2015. If you’ve somehow not managed to catch this film during the... 

Hawk the Slayer sequel Hawk the Hunter heads to crowdfunding

Hawk the Slayer sequel Hawk the Hunter heads to crowdfunding
A crowdfunding campaign is to be launched to make the long awaited sequel to the 1980 film Hawk the Slayer. It’s been 35 years since Terry Marcel shot Hawk the Slayer but it’s carried an amazing fan base, still plays on television around the world and is often referenced in geek culture. With that kind of interest, there seems to be a genuine will to get the sequel made – with the title of Hawk the Hunter. The tagline for the film... 

The Death of ‘Superman Lives’; What Happened? to debut at MCM London Comic Con

The Death of ‘Superman Lives’; What Happened? to debut at MCM London Comic Con
Following a preview panel at last October’s MCM event, director Jon Schnepp will return to MCM London Comic Con in May for the European debut of his documentary film The Death of ‘Superman Lives’; What Happened? Resting in development at Warner Bros for much of the 90s, Superman Lives went through multiple incarnations, linked to the likes of Tim Burton, Nicholas Cage and Kevin Smith, as well as legendary producers Jon Peters... 

#SaveAlice! Classic Alice Crowdfunder Starts Tomorrow

#SaveAlice! Classic Alice Crowdfunder Starts Tomorrow
A few weeks ago, MCM Buzz reviewed Classic Alice, an innovative, multiplatform web series detailing the misadventures of English literature student Alice Rackham. As the current series draws to a close, the talented team behind it are looking for your help to keep the show going: an Indiegogo campaign will launch tomorrow seeking to raise funds for a new series. Set at the prestigious Valeton University, Classic Alice begins when its title... 

Last Chance to Help Save Neverland – The New Adventures of Peter & Wendy

Last Chance to Help Save Neverland – The New Adventures of Peter & Wendy
A fairy, a fudgeopolis, fantastic writers and a whole lot of fun – if you haven’t seen it yet, The New Adventures of Peter and Wendy is an always hilarious and often poignant web series all about growing up, which transplants J. M. Barrie’s classic Peter Pan characters to the sleepy US town of Neverland, Ohio. Peter, Wendy, John, Michael and Lily are reimagined as a group of 20-somethings taking their first steps into a brave new... 

Interview with Indie Developers Team2Bit

Interview with Indie Developers Team2Bit
In the last decade there has been an increased number of people becoming better known after getting exposure for their talents through reality TV shows, be it The X Factor for singers, or Got to Dance for dancers. Recently, six indie development teams were invited to take part in an IGN reality show called The Next Game Boss and I was lucky enough to be able to interview the winners, Jake and Matt Lewandowski of Team2Bit (known on the show as... 
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